Ken Pressel has been an orchestra director at Findlay City Schools for 24 years, and is a recipient of the Rotary Club's "Golden Apple" award for teaching excellence. He began playing violin at age 8, participating in his public school's orchestra program. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in violin performance at Ohio University. He’s performed with the Harrisburg Symphony and the West Virginia Symphony. Ken is a member of the Findlay String Quartet, and performs occasionally with local bands and for community and university productions.
Ken will be performing at the Pleasant Grove rest stop from 12 noon till 2 pm.
We will be providing several special musical attractions at this years ride to go along with our Ice Cream. We have made arrangements with 3 local musical performers to be at our registration on Saturday night and at two of our rest stops. You may want to plan your arrival at registration or the rest stops to listen these musicians.
A little bit about these performers and the times that they will be performing follows.
Hancock Horizontal Hundred Bicycle Tour
48th Annual Bicycle Tour - September 9th, 2018
Joe Steiner has been performing, playing and teaching stringed instruments for over 30 years. He has performed professionally in bands such as Old Peculiar String Band, County Line Power Company, Uncle Buster's, and Cheyenne, among others, and teaches at many workshops and festivals yearly.
Joe will be performing at the Pleasant Grove (10 mile or 90 mile) rest stop from 9:30 am till 12 noon.